Tesch Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Tesch Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the various Slavic personal names with a first element teš ‘comfort’, ‘consolation’, for example Tešimir (with a second element meaning ‘great’, ‘famous’), Tešislav (where the second element means ‘glory’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Pesch, Besch, Weich, Gesch, Kusch, Berch, Tech, Stasch, Pech, Misch

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Tesch Family Origin

Where is the Tesch family from?

Tesch Family Occupations

What did your Tesch ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Filleuse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Tesch. 24% of Tesch men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Tesch women worked as a Filleuse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tesch were Fathers Son and Wonder

View Census data for Tesch | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Brewery
  • Conductor
  • Fathers Son

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Filleuse
  • Wonder

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Tesch Historical Records

What Tesch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Tesch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tesch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Tesch

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tesch. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Tesch immigration records

Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Tesch. For the veterans among your Tesch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Tesch military records

You've only scratched the surface of Tesch family history.

Tesch Life Expectancy

What is the average Tesch lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Tesch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Tesch in 1946 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tesch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tesch ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Tesch Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial